Do's And Don'ts For Replacing Your Water Heater's Elements
7 March 2016
If you need to tackle the job of replacing your water heater's elements, then following these do's and don'ts will help you to complete the project like a seasoned plumber:
Do invest in a water heater element wrench. Water heater element wrenches can be purchased at the hardware store where you buy the replacement heating elements. The wrench looks like a short piece of metal pipe with two holes drilled into one end.
Repairing Loose Outlets In Plaster Walls
20 January 2016
Do you have plaster walls with loose electrical outlets? Do your outlets push into the wall when you plug something into them? Your outlets should be secured to a stud to prevent them from moving around. Below, you will find out how to make this relatively easy repair.
Find the Studs
This can be a tricky part of making the repair. Generally, the outlet should have been installed using the stud in the wall to support it, but sometimes, especially in older homes, the outlet isn't located aside the stud.
2 Tips To Prevent Mold And Mildew From Growing On Your Vinyl Siding
20 January 2016
There are a lot of things to love about vinyl siding; it looks good, is affordable and is pretty easy to maintain. Vinyl siding is not 100 percent maintenance free, however -- unfortunately, many homeowners have to worry about the growth of mold and mildew. Luckily, following a few tips can help you keep mold and mildew at bay so that you can enjoy your low-maintenance and beautiful vinyl siding as much as possible.
3 Ways To Use Custom Glass To Make Your Home More Glamorous
1 January 2016
Constructing your own home gives you the opportunity to customize many different design elements. When it comes to selecting materials for your home, glass provides you with the ability to create a unique and glamorous design aesthetic.
Here are three ways you can incorporate custom glass into your home's design to make it appear more glamorous.
1. Install glass railings on decks.
It's often said that location is one of the most important aspects of any piece of real estate.